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Wild Card Entry Leads in Sweden

July 1st, 2013

Marstrand, Sweden (July 1, 2013) – Simone Ferrarese set about day one of Stena Match Cup Sweden with some giant killing. The Italian is making the most of his wild card to this event, the third of the season on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, notching up four wins and just one loss from


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WMRT: Richard wins again at the Korea Match Cup

June 2nd, 2013

Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2 June 2013): Mathieu Richard has won the Korea Match Cup after beating Taylor Canfield 2-0 in the Final. Attributing his win to great team work and mental resilience, Richard and his French team mates on GEFCO Match Racing Team looked very at home today on the KM36 keelboats racing in light to


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WMRT: Comeback kid Minoprio barnstorms into the Semis

June 2nd, 2013

Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2 June 2013): After sneaking into the Quarter Finals of the Korea Match Cup yesterday, Adam Minoprio steered Team Alpari FX to a 3-0 victory and a spot in the Semi Finals. Minoprio won against his fellow Kiwis, Phil Robertson and WAKA Racing. The third and concluding match was the most exciting and


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WMRT: Shock exit for the defending champion in Korea

May 31st, 2013

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (31th May 2013): Bjorn Hansen was a hot favourite to win a third consecutive Korea Match Cup but today the Swedish skipper and his Ework Sailing Team narrowly missed the cut for the Quarter Finals. Hansen knew he needed to up his game from the previous days, and he did. “We had three


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WMRT: Williams storms to 8-0 in Hwaeseong City

May 30th, 2013

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (30th May 2013): Ian Williams is starting to look invincible after marching to an imposing lead on day two of the Korea Match Cup. Even when starting a penalty down against the qualifier David Gilmour, the reigning champion of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour still manage to bend the race to


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WMRT: French on top in Korea

May 29th, 2013

Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (May 29, 2013): Pierre-Antoine Morvan’s Vannes Agglo Sailing Team took the top of the leaderboard with four wins from five matches on day one of the Korea Match Cup. However the only team to keep a clean sheet thus far was the reigning champion of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Ian


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Alpari World Match Racing Tour heads to Korea

May 28th, 2013

As winner for the past two years, Bjorn Hansen (SWE) is widely tipped for another strong showing at the Korea Match Cup which kicks off at Hwaeseong City in Gyeonggi Province on May 29-June 2. This is the second stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, with 12 international teams racing in the weight-sensitive


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WMRT: Day of Two Halves

May 19th, 2013

Langenargen, Germany (19 May 2013): Light winds, strong winds, shifty winds, stable winds, rain, shine – Lake Constance is throwwing



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